Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

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Black Paper by Teju Cole review – a spark of hope in dark times
From Caravaggio to Edward Said and Black Panther, this astonishing collection of essays explores art, politics and belonging

Simukai Chigudu

27, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Roman villa with world’s only Caravaggio mural up for sale
Villa Aurora to go up for auction in January with opening bid of almost €500m

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

25, Oct, 2021 @1:15 PM

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A frisson of filth: there’s more to Frans Hals than The Laughing Cavalier
Why did Van Gogh, Manet and Cezanne worship this incendiary painter of everyday people? Because, as a new show reveals, his range and compassion were staggering

Jonathan Jones

16, Sep, 2021 @3:10 PM

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‘Damn, this is a Caravaggio!’: the inside story of an old master found in Spain
Art dealer Giancarlo Ciaroni attempted to buy painting listed at €1,500 for €500,000 – but discovered bewildered owners already had two offers of €3m

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo and Sam Jones in Madrid

23, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Painting that was nearly sold for €1,500 could be Caravaggio worth €50m
Spanish government imposes export ban on oil painting as experts study it to determine authorship

Sam Jones in Madrid and Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

08, Apr, 2021 @2:46 PM

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One Caravaggio coming right up! Adam Lowe, the art world's master faker
From the tomb of Tutankhamun to Raphael’s Sistine masterpieces, Adam Lowe makes perfect copies for governments and galleries the world over. But he’s not a forger – he’s a liberator

Jonathan Jones

19, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Culture to cheer you up during the second lockdown: part one
As parts of the UK enters another month – at least – of being stuck indoors, our critics pick out top music, games, books, TV, dance and art fixes to lift your spirits

Alexis Petridis, Keza MacDonald, Alison Flood, Lucy Mangan, Lyndsey Winship, Jonathan Jones

05, Nov, 2020 @10:51 AM

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Folkestone turns gold and Edvard Munch's selfies – the week in art
A giant metal kookaburra with a sense of humour, Martin Creed’s video call to inaction and a graffiti take on lockdown – all in your weekly dispatch

Tim Jonze

29, May, 2020 @2:16 PM

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Plague visionaries: how Rembrandt, Titian and Caravaggio tackled pestilence
Much of Europe’s greatest art is haunted by outbreaks – but amid the death are testimonies of love. Can these masterpieces guide us through today’s crisis?

Jonathan Jones

17, Mar, 2020 @1:21 PM

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Artemisia Gentileschi, the baroque #MeToo heroine who avenged her rape through art
After centuries of neglect, the genius of ‘the female Caravaggio’ is being recognised with her first London show

Joanna Moorhead

29, Feb, 2020 @12:01 PM

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Private passions: the sexual secrets hidden in the world’s greatest art
It has been suggested that a portrait by the Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck hides a secret about his love life. If so, he is part of a history that stretches from Caravaggio to Kahlo

Jonathan Jones

28, Oct, 2019 @4:22 PM

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A piece of art history written in blood | Brief letters
Brief letters: Caravaggio | Long flights | Creativity | Misuse of English

Letters

21, Oct, 2019 @4:34 PM

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